Hail Map for Afton, IA

The Afton, IA area has had 1 report of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 8 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Afton, IA on 44 occasions, including 5 occasions during the past year.

Name: Afton, IA
Where Located: 49 miles SW of Des Moines, IA
Map: Google Map for Afton, IA
Population: 845
Housing Units: 400
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Afton, IA

Date / Time Report Details
5/27/2019 5:56 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/27/2019 5:59 AM CDT At 555 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northwest of green valley lake to near mount ayr, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, creston, mount ayr, sun valley lake, green valley lake, afton, orient, diagonal, kellerton, grand river, decatur city, tingley, macksburg, cromwell, arispe, shannon city, kent, thayer, ellston, beaconsfield and creston municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 11 and 15.
5/27/2019 5:35 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/27/2019 5:38 AM CDT At 534 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from lake icaria to near irena, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/24/2019 6:23 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/24/2019 6:26 AM CDT At 623 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from winterset to lamoni, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, winterset, osceola, leon, lamoni, sun valley lake, lakeside casino, avenue of the saints event center, afton, murray, st. charles, new virginia, truro, martensdale, lorimor, kellerton, grand river, van wert, garden grove, davis city and decatur city. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 1 and 61.
5/24/2019 5:57 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/24/2019 6:00 AM CDT At 557 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near greenfield to 6 miles west of mount ayr, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
9/1/2018 5:45 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 9/1/2018 5:49 AM CDT At 545 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles north of sun valley lake, or 14 miles west of osceola, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/28/2018 11:57 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 6/28/2018 12:00 PM CDT At 1156 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near winterset to 9 miles northwest of lakeside casino to near sun valley lake, moving southeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. numerous reports of wind damage have occurred with these storms). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, creston, winterset, osceola, mount ayr, stuart, sun valley lake, green valley lake, lakeside casino, avenue of the saints event center, afton, murray, st. charles, truro, orient, lorimor, diagonal, kellerton, grand river, tingley and patterson. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 29 and 43.
6/28/2018 11:50 AM CDT Kcci reports multiple tree branches down around town. town is without powe in union county IA, 0.2 miles ENE of Afton, IA
6/28/2018 11:37 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 6/28/2018 11:42 AM CDT At 1137 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles southwest of earlham to 10 miles northeast of green valley lake to near lenox, moving southeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. large branches down and winds estimated near 70 mph in greenfield. power out). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, creston, winterset, osceola, greenfield, mount ayr, stuart, lenox, sun valley lake, green valley lake, lakeside casino, avenue of the saints event center, lake icaria, afton, murray, st. charles, truro, orient, clearfield, lorimor and diagonal. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 29 and 42.
6/28/2018 11:26 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 6/28/2018 11:29 AM CDT At 1125 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles northwest of stuart to greenfield to near corning, moving southeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. these storms have a history of wind damage). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/11/2018 12:30 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 6/11/2018 12:33 AM CDT At 1230 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles northwest of sun valley lake, or 10 miles southeast of creston, moving south at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, sun valley lake, afton, diagonal, tingley, arispe, shannon city, ellston and beaconsfield.
6/11/2018 12:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 6/11/2018 12:24 AM CDT At 1221 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southeast of creston, moving south at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/2/2018 8:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/2/2018 8:59 PM CDT At 856 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles northeast of lenox to 7 miles southeast of mount ayr, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, creston, leon, mount ayr, lamoni, sun valley lake, afton, diagonal, kellerton, grand river, van wert, garden grove, davis city, decatur city, tingley, weldon, arispe, shannon city, thayer, ellston and benton. this includes interstate 35 between mile markers 1 and 27. A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 am cdt for south central iowa.
5/2/2018 8:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/2/2018 8:46 PM CDT At 842 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lenox to 6 miles southeast of irena, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/2/2018 6:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/2/2018 6:38 PM CDT At 635 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles west of lakeside casino, or 8 miles west of osceola, moving east at 20 mph (trained weather spotters reported golf ball sized hail 1 mile west of murray). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, osceola, lakeside casino, afton, murray, thayer and murray roadside rest area. this includes interstate 35 between mile markers 25 and 41. A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 am cdt for south central iowa.
5/2/2018 6:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/2/2018 6:27 PM CDT At 624 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles north of sun valley lake, or 12 miles west of osceola, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/13/2018 8:32 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 4/13/2018 8:35 PM CDT At 832 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles northeast of green valley lake, or 11 miles northeast of creston, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
8/21/2017 3:30 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 8/21/2017 3:33 AM CDT At 330 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles east of lake icaria, or 10 miles northeast of corning, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/17/2017 3:40 PM CDT At 339 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near greenfield to 10 miles southwest of winterset to 8 miles west of lakeside casino, moving northeast at 60 mph (radar indicated. at 330pm 65 mph winds were reported by a department of transportation weather station near creston). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, winterset, greenfield, afton, murray, truro, orient, lorimor, east peru, macksburg, thayer, greenfield municipal airport and winterset-madison county airport. this includes interstate 35 near mile marker 42. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm cdt for south central and southwestern iowa.
5/17/2017 3:29 PM CDT At 329 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near greenfield to 7 miles east of green valley lake to 8 miles north of sun valley lake, moving northeast at 60 mph (radar indicated. at 320pm...60 mph winds were recorded at the creston airport). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/16/2017 11:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/16/2017 11:43 PM CDT At 1136 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northwest of sun valley lake, or 13 miles southeast of creston, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, mount ayr, sun valley lake, afton, lorimor, diagonal, tingley, arispe, shannon city, thayer, ellston and beaconsfield.
5/16/2017 11:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/16/2017 11:24 PM CDT At 1118 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southeast of lenox, or 11 miles northwest of mount ayr, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/10/2017 12:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/10/2017 12:38 PM CDT At 1234 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles northeast of sun valley lake, or 11 miles southwest of osceola, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, sun valley lake, afton, murray, grand river, tingley, arispe, shannon city, thayer, ellston and murray roadside rest area.
5/10/2017 12:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/10/2017 12:17 PM CDT At 1213 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles southeast of creston, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/9/2017 11:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 4/9/2017 11:40 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern union and northern ringgold counties will expire at 1145 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 600 am cdt for south central iowa.
4/9/2017 11:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 4/9/2017 11:37 PM CDT At 1134 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles north of sun valley lake, or 13 miles west of osceola, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
4/9/2017 11:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 4/9/2017 11:15 PM CDT At 1109 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles south of creston, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Locations impacted include, sun valley lake, afton, lorimor, diagonal, tingley, arispe, shannon city, thayer and ellston.
4/9/2017 10:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 4/9/2017 11:03 PM CDT At 1057 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lenox, or 14 miles northwest of mount ayr, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
3/6/2017 6:39 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 3/6/2017 6:44 PM CST At 638 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles east of creston, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/18/2016 2:35 AM CDT Large old tree was downe in union county IA, 0.2 miles ENE of Afton, IA
7/17/2016 8:40 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 7/17/2016 8:44 AM CDT At 839 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles south of creston, moving east at 30 mph (trained weather spotters reported trees down and farm equipment overturned southwest of kent). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, lenox, sun valley lake, afton, clearfield, diagonal, kellerton, prescott, tingley, arispe, shannon city, kent, thayer, ellston, beaconsfield and creston municipal airport.
7/17/2016 7:49 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 7/17/2016 7:53 AM CDT At 749 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lenox, or 11 miles east of corning, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/13/2016 12:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/13/2016 12:36 PM CDT At 1232 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles east of creston, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, afton, lorimor, macksburg and thayer.
5/13/2016 12:22 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 5/13/2016 12:25 PM CDT At 1221 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles northeast of green valley lake, or 8 miles northeast of creston, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/27/2016 5:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 4/27/2016 6:04 PM CDT At 558 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles east of green valley lake to 13 miles east of creston to 4 miles north of sun valley lake, moving north at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, creston, winterset, avenue of the saints event center, afton, murray, st. charles, truro, lorimor, east peru, macksburg, arispe, shannon city, thayer, creston municipal airport and murray roadside rest area. this includes interstate 35 between mile markers 42 and 43. A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 pm cdt for southwestern iowa.
4/27/2016 5:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 4/27/2016 5:45 PM CDT At 542 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles southeast of creston to 6 miles west of sun valley lake to 7 miles northeast of mount ayr, moving north at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
11/11/2015 2:30 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 11/11/2015 2:33 PM CST At 229 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 5 miles north of green valley lake to 14 miles east of creston, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings.
11/11/2015 2:19 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 11/11/2015 2:23 PM CST At 218 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles north of mount ayr, moving northeast at 75 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings. locations impacted include, afton, diagonal, tingley, arispe and shannon city. A tornado watch remains in effect until 600 pm cst for south central iowa.
11/11/2015 2:10 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 11/11/2015 2:14 PM CST At 209 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of mount ayr, moving northeast at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
8/2/2015 7:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 8/2/2015 7:43 PM CDT At 738 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles south of creston, moving south at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, creston, green valley lake, sun valley lake, afton, diagonal, tingley, cromwell, arispe, shannon city, kent, ellston, beaconsfield, green valley lake state park and creston municipal airport.
8/2/2015 7:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 8/2/2015 7:12 PM CDT At 709 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near creston, moving south at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
8/2/2015 7:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 8/2/2015 7:12 PM CDT At 709 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near creston, moving south at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
8/2/2015 6:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 8/2/2015 6:50 PM CDT At 646 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near creston, moving south at 30 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, creston, green valley lake, afton, murray, lorimor, diagonal, tingley, cromwell, arispe, shannon city, kent, thayer, green valley lake state park, murray roadside rest area and creston municipal airport.
8/2/2015 6:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 8/2/2015 6:31 PM CDT At 626 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles south of winterset to 4 miles west of green valley lake, moving south at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
7/25/2015 2:30 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 7/25/2015 2:33 AM CDT At 230 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles west of corning to 5 miles southwest of hopkins, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, corning and lake icaria around 245 am cdt. lenox around 300 am cdt. creston around 315 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include sharpsburg, diagonal, new market, prescott, cromwell, tingley, benton, gravity, clearfield and shannon city.
6/10/2015 6:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 6/10/2015 6:29 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for union county will expire at 630 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.
6/10/2015 6:18 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 6/10/2015 6:21 PM CDT At 618 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles northeast of creston, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, creston, green valley lake, afton, lorimor, cromwell, thayer, creston municipal airport and green valley lake state park.
6/10/2015 5:46 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Afton, IA at 6/10/2015 5:49 PM CDT At 545 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near creston, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
2/20/2014 10:13 AM CST Quarter sized hail reported 5.8 miles NNE of Afton, IA
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Kcci schoolnet in union county IA, 0.9 miles W of Afton, IA